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    March 15, 2013
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station, kron 4 news starts now. >> now at five; one bay area community. outraged over their newest neighbor: a violent sexual predator, now living among them after being released from custody. >> one block away from our elementary school it's a children >> i'm catherine heenan. kron4's terisa estacio is live tonight in bay point. terisa -- people are apparently not happy -- but what do they hope to do about it? >> reporter: catherine, they can come out and protest. let me tell you that they are passionate. they are here to protest charles chrisman... this and 69 year-old convicted man. moved into this neighborhood just a few days ago. it is a
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residential and there is also an elementary school of your concerned parents have been out here all day speaking out about his release. >> parent should feel safe that their children feel safe but we are not allowing that because i am totally against that. i am going to do everything i can to stop this. >> reporter: people have been honking honking their horns? coniston make you feel? >> supportive as a parent. and i want them to feel safe and to hear them honkey and is encouraging. >> reporter: you are looking at the house where he has been living in the last couple of days. community members are so impassion..
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>> catherine: today is d-day for teachers across the state of california. thousands found out that they might not have a job next school year. kron 4's justine waldman did some digging to figure out how many teachers in the bay area will be getting pink-slips. she joins us now with details. >> reporter: the good news is. fewer teachers got pink- slip notices this year compared to years past. we'll explain why in a minute. but first. here is a breakdown by school district.of how many staff members got word today. they might have to find a new job. san francisco unified will cut 185 jobs. that is 142 certified staff positions. and 43 teacher aids. oakland unified will cut 65 administrators. and 11 non-tenured teachers. alum rock is giving out 87 notices in total. 78 of those are to teachers.
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antioch is cutting 13 teachers. redwood city. 8 certified positions maybe eliminated. this includes school nurses and counselors. and when i called the following districts on your screen. all them told me no pink- slips were sent out. this is for fremont, san jose unified school district, walnut creek and to palo alto unified school district. while some districts said the reason for planning to cut or not cut jobs had to do with declining or increasing enrollment. another part of this. is prop 30. it prevented a 5-billion dollar cut to schools. and provides more funding for schools during the next
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seven years. school district told me that has made it possible for districts to more confidently budget for next year. these staff members who got pink slips will not necessarily lose their jobs -- some of them will move into other positions in the district. when the state budget picture is clearer. >> a wild police chase and taxi car-jacking leads to an officer involved shooting in san fracisco. the suspect.a 25-year old man you see here was eventually taken into custody. the whole ordeal started around 4:30 this morning in pacific heights. near jackson and buchannan streets. police say the suspect was jumping on the hood of a taxi. the cab driver gets out.confronts the suspect.who police say then jumps in the taxi.stealing itdrives off. authorities say he drives the stolen cab to the presidio area.and police confront the suspect at jackson and spruce streets.
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police say the suspct then makes a u-turn.and rams the taxi into an officers cruiser.before speeding away. the suspect abandons the taxi and is taken into custody near the fort mason in the marina district. >> catherine: new tongiht -- kron4 talks to bart police about what is being done to keep passengers safe. in the last four months there have been three shootings on bart property. the latest -- last night - when a man was gunned down at the richmond station. kron4"s haaziq madyun has the story. >> reporter: windows shattered by onetwothree bullet holeshere at the richmond bart stationthe scene of a deadly shooting during the height of thursday's evening commutekilling one person and wounding anothercheck out how one of the bullets struck this pole you see here >> "we are working to >> reporter: bart deputy police chief ben fairow talks about steps being made to keep passengers safe >> "more officers of the train lately because we have increased our presence thereplatform and parking lots" >> reporter: earlier this year a man was killed by a
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stray bullet at the bay fair bart station in san leandroand last december another fatal shooting at the pittsburg bart station >> "this level of violence on bart property is uncommonstill looking for >> reporter: in light of these recent shootings should bart passenegers be concerned about taking the train >> "nostill safe" >> reporter: in richmond, haaziq madyun-kron 4 news >> new developments coming out of richmond surrounding the massive explosion at the chevron refinery last august. a spokesperson says that repairs to the refinery are nearly complete. adding that all work would be finished by the end of march. after construction is complete the refinery will need to undergo a few more steps to insure the new repairs are up to regulation. still they don't anticipate any problems and should be running at full compacity by the end of march. >> catherine: there are some possible answers tonight, in the search for a young man who suffered a head injury in a mountain bike crash.
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>> hey friends, i just wanted to make a video to you guys >> catherine: 20-year-old matthew abraham vanished from the scotts valley area yesterday. you heard his slurred speech. and can see his swollen face. last week, he fell more than 50-feet, according to this video he posted on you- tube -- to update everyone on his condition. now -- it turns out he may have spotted in nevada. this is surveillance video. he stopped at this gas station after getting off ave bus.. and rob fladeboe has the latest. >> reporter: the search engines and the scotts valley but it continues elsewhere. his parents held a news conference to announce that he is still missing. >> it is going to be really
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important to keep his face on the news so we can figure out where he is he may not appear as a troubled guy but he is not himself >> reporter: the search was brought to a halt after deputies received a tip. they say that he was driven to sparks, nev. on thursday. abraham turned out but the sparks gas station the surveillance video they were showing him weather or not he was the loving loved one. >> the was adamant that it was the missing person and he described a multi- colored stuffed animal that he believed that he could have had in his custody. >> reporter: his unpredictable behavior has been blamed on his head behavior. he could not know
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why he would go to nevada. >> he is it is oriented and not himself. it is a mystery antaeus scared about the whole thing we just want him back. >> reporter: the search will switch to novad banta nv, and he has family in utah. and it will switch to nevada--. the search for a run scotts' rally will continue. are round scotts' valley will continue. rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> catherine: hundreds of waste management workers in alameda county went on strike for part of the morning.. the strike began at about three a-m.at facilities in oakland, san leandro and altamont.
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it's not about a new contract -- rather employees claim federal labor laws have been violated and there have been threats and intimidation. the strike ended around eight a-m. any interrupted pick-up service will be finished up on saturday >> catherine: another san francisco symphony concert has been cancelled because of the musicians strike they're unhappy with a management proposal that would include a pay freeze and one percent pay increases in the next two years. the musicians and symphony management have negotiated for more than 13 hours without agreeing on a new deal. people who have tickets to tonight's concert at can get a refund -- or trade tickets for a future show. they can also donate the money to the symphony. >> jacqueline: filtered sunshine and mild. the inland valleys still in the '70s. 70's in santa rosa. in the south bay, upper 60s. we cooled off for the bay shore and to the coast. 53 in daly city. this live look is what i am talking about these
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clouds are moving. basically these high clouds filtering sunshine and as we take a look at wider view. they will start to press through and clearer conditions for tonight mostly clear and cool and some clouds will but breezy temperatures are stained my help. the wind is picking up in the evening. big changes next week. we will talk all about it, coming up. >> catherine: coming up. a big reversal for a well known republican -- he's now the only g-o-p marriage. what triggered his change of heart. then, a busy east bay this weekend. what you need to know -- ahead. and at 5-30. how the u-s is now beefing up its defenses. facing the threat of a nuclear attack by north korea. the news at five continues next.
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us that he was gay, and that it was not a choice, and that it's just part of who he is, and that's who he'd been that way for as long as he could remember. >> reporter: his son, will came out to his parents while a freshman at yale university, and soon after portman was elected to the u-s senate.. >> what was your reaction when you talked to him? >> love. support, you know, 110%.surprise, yeah no idea, yeah. >> reporter: though never outspoken against gay marriage, the staunch conservative consistently voted against it. he says his son's courage to come out launched a process for him to rethink his long- standing position confiding in his faith and in his son's unique perspective. >> talking to my pastor and other religious leaders and going through a process of, at the end, changing my position on the issue. " >> but over time, yeah, we started talking about that more, and he was helpful as you can imagine at giving me some of his perspective on it and information about it, he's a very bright kid.
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a change of heart from a very personal experience at a time when the volatile issue goes before the u.s. supreme court later this month. on the kron4 facebook page -- we are asking if you think members of the g-o-p supporting same-sex marriage will have an impact the upcoming supreme decision on california's prop 8.and the defense of marriage act. coming up in 5 minutes i'll have the poll results, and i'll show you the list of prominent republicans who now support gay marriage, >> catherine: bart and caltrans will be shutting down part interstate 880 for several hours this weekend. they'll be doing some critical work on the new oakland airport connector kron 4's charles clifford shows us what it will mean for drivers >> reporter: this is a google earth. that they will show new construction interstate 880. here he converter here, they will need to shut down these two left lanes of 880 at 11:00
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a.m. on saturday. that closure will last all day. from 1:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m., interstate 880 will be completely shut down. hagenbuger.. bacon exit and half to turn left onto edes and cross over and go to colosseum way before giving back onto northbound 880. this weekend's closure will be also march 23rd, march 24th to finish the work the oakland connector will be finished in late 2014. charles clifford, kron 4 of >> jacqueline: we have seen mild conditions and high clouds. they have not gone away. it has been hazy. as
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we go towards tomorrow some cloud coverage and temperatures are going to stay mild for the most part and cooler along the coast. slight cooling with sunday, monday, upper 50s and 60s. let us take a look at the big event is the st. patrick's day parade this begins at 11:00 a.m. of with a clouds are coming and going. a bit of a break of sunshine. and as the parade starts it will be a bit calm but the wind could increase as it starts to wind down. if the satellite and radar these high clouds are over the bay area. and just a couple more hours we are dealing with clearer conditions as for the fog?
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we are not going to see much and the south bay and patchy fog near the san mateo coast. it should clear out for the later morning hours. low 70's for the most part and for the in the valleys of the low 70's as well. the east bayshore. 60s in richmond. closer to the coast 50s with 60 in san francisco. 64 in berkeley and a low 70's for th most part. cool and mild for the next several days. it will be breezy with big changes tuesday and wednesday with rainfall. it will blasting into wednesday with slight chance on thursday
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>> this is the part of the eastbound 92 in san mateo county was shut it is going to be closed and down from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. you can see the parade route that will end around city hall. there will be a festival at civic center plaza. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. a six hour festival. the roads will be close to the entire day with 16 muni lines are going to be impacted. if you are not going to go to the parade you should avoid this area. >> this big impression of the tech community the new
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technology and features built into the new samsung smart phone. the galaxy s 4 putting a lot of pressure on apple and the iphone. gabe slate tech report this samsung will be the first smart phone to feature a full high definition amoled display televisions that feature this are thousands of dollars. this will look amazing low operating extremely efficient that will help textend battery life. you can even use this with gloves and smart scroll by tilting and digital gravity and smart pause and
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can sense when you are looking at it not and the dual camera can be used as the front and reaer camera at the same time video chat and stream what they are seeing and continue a video chat. and ocontrol your phone by just hovering your finger and even waving your
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hand and share music on multiple phones the ' translator uses translation. and the watch transfomss a remote but this is built in. gabe slate tech report >> word if i was going to
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try to do this with wet nails? or walking while eating cheese cake safe thought that this was over the top and reflected negatively against women. if >> this just in to the kron 4 news room the teenager has been found in salt lake city. abraham is currently in police custody. they are evaluating his mental condition. he suffered that head injury with a bicycle accident. he remained disoriented and he was spotted in sparks, nev.. we will have more information
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on this coming out. >> catherine: still ahead. investigators are on the scene of a deadly plane in crash florida. and -- are your passwords secure? the mistakes you shouldn't be making. advice on keeping your online accounts safe. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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>> as promised, the list of supporters of same-sex marriagedick cheney - former vice presdient who has a gay daughter. laura bush - former first lady. former secretary of state colin powell. meg whitman - the head of locally based hewlett packard.she supproted prop 8 when she ran for governor of california. and presidential candidate jon huntsman do you think prominent republicans supporting same- sex marriage will influence the supreme court's decision when it rules on prop 8 and the defense of marriage act? yes - the justices are human beings and cannot ignore the wave of momentum no - the justices will follow the letter of the law and will not be swayed.
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we are always looking for your opinion. >> catherine: coming up. the obama administration is taking a the threat of nuclear attack by norththe new defenses now being activated.. then --- the vatican is scolding critics of the new pope. saying certain accusations against him - just aren't true. and -- the wall street winning streak finally comes to an end. where the dow ended - after ten record setting days. ahead.
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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. if there's ever a missile attack on the u=s, this is our best hope to stop it. the pentagon calls it ground-based mid-course defense. and after the latest nuclear threat from north korea, it is being expanded on the west coast.
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it's a new sign that the obama administration is taking those threats seriously. grant lodes is here to show us how the missile defense system is supposed to work. and why some people think it won't. grant? >> the idea is to intercept incoming warheads in space, before they re=enter the atmosphere. thirty of the missiles are currently deployed, four at vandenberg air force base in california, and the rest at fort greely, near fairbanks, alaska. today defense secretary chuck hagel says fourteen more missiles will be addied in the next few years. we do not want to take any chances and to stay ahead of the threat. if there is ever a missile attack on the u=s, this is what is supposed to stop it. the pentagon calls it ground-based midcourse defense, designed to intercept incoming warheads in space, before they re=enter the atmosphere. thirty of the missiles are currently deployed, four at vandenberg air force base in
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california, and the rest at fort greely, near fairbanks, alaska. today defense secretary chuck hagel says fourteen more missiles will be addied in the next few years. >> the reason we are advancing our program here for homeland security is to not take any chances, is to stay ahead of the threat and to assure any contingency the expanded missile defense system will cost an extra one=billion dollars. and according to some critics, it will offer no more protection than the addvice given to america's school children in the 1950s. >> duck. and cover. >> duck. and cover. they have not even tested a missile to reach the u.s.. >> i think that we can see this.. sophisticated
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interception and sensors and are able to home in the accuracy and pinpoint it and destroy it. >> catherine: president obama took his energy message to illinois today-- visiting an energy plant outside chicago. he'll be pressuring congress to pass his energy security trust plan. the president says that new projects at laboratories will suffer if the forced budget cuts continue. and even though the topic was serious. the president used a light touch at one point. >> "i told my girls that i was going into a thermal test chamber and they were pretty excited. i told them i'd come out looking like the hulk.those of you who have chairs - i wasn't sure if everybody had chairs there. please feel free to sit down, i'm sorry. everybody was standing and i thought argonne, you know, one of the effects of the sequester you had to get rid of chairs." [laughter]
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>> catherine: the white house says the two- billion dollar energy plan would create new jobs and move cars and trucks to clean energy. this is a small plane in near and executive airport near fort lauderdale... we also have a video that was taken right after the crash. the fire, and the black smoke and pieces of the plane is still on fire billowing thick, black smoke high in the air. no one was on the ground when this happened to and there are three people that were in the plane it dead. no other fatalities. it is not clear what caused this. republicans are looking for a way to redefine their party's message -- while
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tory dunnan has the story. >> left-wing elements and clerical elements that are used to attack the church. they must be firmly denied. , some of these accusations are from a book of an investigative reporter. that he deliberately failed to protect gesture would priests that were imprisoned. this new pope only had one meeting on his calendar in the head this meeting near st. peter's. he greeted each cardinal individually. and he was also nearly fell as he got off the throne. and the ribbon cutting of the newly remodeled papal apartment
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and a photo of the pope paying fofor his own hotel bill.... >> jacqueline: 70's in a number of locations. '70s in concord redwood city and the san francisco is another place for temperatures for up. briefly, 67 degrees and then be low 60s. as we take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza some sunshine. streaming clouds. and we do have some changes for the weekend. details on that, coming out. . up
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now for today's market update. stocks fell today. ending the dow's longest winning streak since 1996. here's a look at today's closing numbers. the dow dropped 25 points to close at 14-thousand-514. the nasdaq dropped nine points. and the s-and-p fell two points. the securities and exchange commission is making history. the agency is preparing to collect over 600 million dollars from an insider trading settlement. two units of the hedge fund sac capital, the firm founded by billionaire
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steven a. cohen, are writing the checks. the sec said one unit, cr intrinsic investors, made 275 million dollars in illegal profits or avoided losses because of inside trader info about the pharmaceuticals company in 2012. the executive got a 21- million-dollar compensation package -- but that was 29- percent less than the year his pay was disclosed friday in a company filing. mulally is creditied with turning around the automaker but ford still fell short of several performance
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an f-b-i investigation into the fatal shooting of an immigration and customs enforcement agent by a colleague is being ruled justified. this all began when ice agent ezequiel garcia shot his supervisor. kevin kozak. multiple times back in february 2012 at a los angeles area building while discussing his job performance. shooting and rushed to disarm garcia but ended up fatally shooting him. kozak managed to survive. >> the defense department says a man -- whose rabies infested organs were donated to four people -- was in the air force. a spokesperson says the 20- year-old north carolina man had been in the air force for nearly 17 weeks before he died in 2011. a maryland patient -- who received one of the man's kidneys -- later passed away from rabies. now the c-d-c is treating three other people who
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received organs from the donor. >> jacqueline: this fall will stay off the coast. some patches this fog. staying off the coast. but mostly clear conditions temperatures? 50s. '70s in palo alto and for the in the valleys. for the east bay shore upper 60s. 65 in union city. 60s in berkeley. a mix of 60s for the north bay. if you're going to go to the sierras? it is going to be breezy. lake level. 35 m.p.h.. and let us take a look at the extended forecast. towards tuesday and wednesday a big change.
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changes and this could from 1 in. of rain fall. it is a better rainmaker with the week storms. . and even towards thursday. >> catherine: taking a look at the traffic.
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mail to your bank. you're not alone. lots of people do it. but it's not a good idea. alison kosik reports on how to make your password more secure. your password is probably according to the app developer splash data, the two most popular passwords are "1-2-3-4-5-6" and believe it or not, "password." you know those four-digit pins at the bank? 1 in every 10 is simply "1234," making it much easier for criminals to steal your personal information. most experts recommend more complicated passwords, perhaps ones that come from abbreviating sentences: for example, the sentence, "the best tv show was sanford and son," would translate to the password: "tbtvsws-ampersand-s" experts also caution against
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using actual words, your birthday, or other notable dates. but what about those password reset questions, like what's your mother's maiden name, or who was your childhood best friend? those too can put you at risk--in fact, that's how scarlett johansson's email got hacked. experts say the best way to protect yourself when it comes to these questions is simply just to make stuff up--say that your father's middle name is superman, for example. i'm alison kosik in new york. from beautyrest40% and posturepedic.ets save hundreds on floor samples and closeout inventory. but hurry, the beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale
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>> coming up a missing teenager has been found. and also, of we will bring you the live bay to breakers bayto breakers sunday may 19th on kron 4. >> jacqueline: a little bit [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on
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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> catherine: tonight. thousands of teachers and school administrators are finding out that they won't have a job for the next school year. kron 4's justine waldman is here with which local school districts are sending our pink slips. and why this years proposed cuts aren't as bad as years past. >> reporter: the number of teachers receiving pink slip notices in california this year is down dramatically. last year. 20-thousand teachers received layoff notices. this year. it is less than 3-thousand. .according to the california teachers association the main reason. voters passed prop 30. that permanently raises income taxes on the wealthy while temporarily increasing the sales tax by a quarter of a penny. this is supposed to bring in 6-billion dollars in school and university funding. quickly i want to show you where some pink slips are going out to teachers in the bay area. san francisco unified will cut 185 jobs.
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that is 142 certified staff positions. and 43 teacher aids. oakland unified will cut 65 administrators. and 11 probationary, non tenured teachers. alum rock is giving out 87 notices in total. 78 of those are to teachers. antioch is cutting 13 teachers. redwood city. 8 certified positions maybe eliminated. this includes school nurses and counselors. not all the teachers who got pink slips will lose their jobs. typically, most of the pink slips are rescinded. once the district's understand how much money they will have. >> catherine: this 20 year- old matthew abraham has been found he vanished. he
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seemed disoriented but he has been found in the state of utah he was traveling with a companion that he met on a bus. figure out. >> they became acquainted. the missing person past 51 to to travel with them back east. they ended up traveling in the salt lake city. the missing person and this individual ended up in the public library. there researching this person's name on the internet. the missing person provided three different names to the new traveling companion. he was a bit suspicious as to why he could not remember his name. they did some internet research. the person and saw the media coverage related to this person. they borrowed a
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cellphone to reach out to the family and reached out to the sheriff's office to notify that he was with this missing person. >> catherine: they are now getting a medical and dunaway and entered the family is rolled they are going to salt lake city. kid met someone on bus traveling, because of medi missing teen. goto library to find family. traveling friend a hero. the family is now undergoing a medical evaluation and the fmaily enroute to bring him home. >> catherine: a registered sex offender who just moved into a bay point home is raising lots of concern for residents. charles christman was convicted of crimes including assault against a peace officer and lewd acts with a minor. as kron four's terisa estacio reports. today people decided to do something about the fact christman is in their neighborhood. >> reporter: armed with signs - mothers, fathers and children as well as other outraged residents packed this corner in baypoint to get their message out. >> we don't want him here. high risk sexually violent predatorcharles christman moved into this home just a few days ago. it is close
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to a residential neighborhood plus. it is just down the block from an elementary school. >> this is not safe for my children or other children. >> reporter: throughout the afternoon - motorists driving by honked in support of the group. >> it makes me feel good. >> reporter: another resident says she plans to put together a petition to give to local officials in hopes of getting christman removed from the area. >> i am going to do what it takes. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> catherine: a man was shot and killed last night around this time - at the richmond bart station. police say shots were fired.
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as passenegers were leaving the station. .tonight we're learning from bart police that there was more than one shooting victim. >> there was a second victim that was transported to a local hospital and treated. right now he is a mail run to 26 years old we do not know the specifics of what happens. >> catherine: bart police are going over the station's surveillance video to try to identify the gunman. >> a wild police chase and taxi car-jacking leads to an officer involved shooting in san fracisco. the suspect.a 25-year old man you see here was eventually taken into custody. the whole ordeal started around 4:30 this morning in pacific heights. near jackson and buchannan streets. police say the suspect steals a cab after he was jumping on the hood of the
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taxi and shattered its windsheild. authorities say the suspect then drives the stolen cab to the presidio heights area. police try to pull him over. near jackson and spruce streets. but police say the suspct makes a u-turn.and rams the taxi into an officer's cruiser. that's when police shoot at the suspect.but he gets away. the suspect abandons the taxi and is taken into custody near fort mason in the marina district. he was arrested on suspicion of car-jacking and assault on a police officer. no one was injured. >> catherine: the fbi is asking for the public cells to locate this man. no word yet on how much money he got away with the will have more on this story at 11:00 p.m. >> major changes coming for
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people who travel in hayward. living, working, with some helpful animation released by the city. this is route 238 corridor. this is near the mission they call this the he word loop. we wer--the wayward lloop will help the flow of traffic and slight changes the change starts tonight and the $100 million project should be ready by monday morning
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>> new developments in last augusts' explosion at the chevron refinery in richmond.. repairs to the refinery are nearly complete. when construction is wrapped up -- there are a few more steps needed - to make sure the repairs are up to industry standards. chevron says it doesn't expect any problems. and the refinery should be at full capacity by the end of march. another san francisco symphony concert has been cancelled because of the musicians strike they're unhappy with a management proposal that would include a pay freeze and one percent pay increases in the next two years. the musicians and symphony management have negotiated for more than 13 hours without agreeing on a new deal. people who have tickets to tonight's concert at can get a refund -- or trade tickets for a future show. they can also donate the money to the symphony. >> hundreds of waste management workers were
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striking at 3:00 a.m. in oakland, san leandro. this is not about a new contract but the claim that federal labor laws have been violated. threats and intimidation the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. >> jacqueline: of temperatures were cooler and a number of locations. 71 for the inland valleys still 70's in antioch but otherwise 50s and 60s. temperatures are cooling down for the east bayshore. temperatures remaining in the '50s as we take a look outside. high clouds that have been streaming in. the sunshine has been filtering in but it has been sunshine and patchy. persistent cloud coverage but it is almost out of here with clearer
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conditions and more cloud coverage. patchy. here is what we can expect tonight to clear and cool and clouds tomorrow and breezy. the wind gusting at 25 m.p.h. it will still be mild. we will cool down with the rainfall by the middle of the week. >> coming up. an update on the fiery plane crash that killed three people in florida. then. the u-s is beefing up its defenses on the west coast. that's after a serious threat from north korea. also - what was behind the threat from north korea. also - what was behind the mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant.
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>> this is video of firefighters fighting this fire. just how high that smoking is this is very small municipal executive airport near fort lauderdale. no one on the ground was hurt. there were
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three people on board that it died. if the cause is still under investigation. >> catherine: the u-s is improving its defenses on the west coast -- because of the threat of a nuclear attack from north korea. chris lawrence has the story. >> reporter: if a nuclear missile is ever fired at the united states, this is the best hope to stop it. 30 interceptor missiles, which can be launched from ground silos in alaska and california. now the pentagon is deploying up to 14 more. >> "the reason that we are doing what we are doing and the reason we are advancing our program here for homeland security is to not take any chances, is to stay ahead of the threat." >> reporter: north korea tested a long range missile in december. it conducted its third nuclear test in february. and just this month, threatened a pre- emptive nuclear strike on the u-s. that caught the pentagon's attention.
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>> "north korea's shrill public pronouncements underscore the need for the us to continue to take prudent steps to defeat any future north korean icbm." >> reporter: but as far back as the state of the union speech, president obama said the u-s would, >> "strengthen our own missile defense and lead the world in taking firm action in response to these threats." >> reporter: but republican congressional sources say the president's actions have been anything but firm. in 2011, the administration moth-balled one alaskan missile field arguing intelligence showed there wasn't enough of a threat. a short-sited move, say the congressional sources. quote "the intel didn't change. this is right where we expected north korea to be." and that's in possession of a missile that could travel nearly 5-thousand miles - in theory. since north korea has never successfully launched a long-range i-c-b-m. >> "i think what you see here is mainly a political signal to north korea, that no one's going to be intimidated by their december launch and then
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the subsequent nuclear test." >> catherine: despite some nightmare problems recently.the carnival cruise line is still making a profit. today it announced a first quarter profit of 37- million-dollars. that's a big turn-around from a year ago when the company lost 139-million. last month a fire crippled the engine of the carnival triumph. leaving more than four-thousand people stranded for five days without working toilets or power. then on sunday - another ship had problems with it's sailing speed. and this week -- a third carnival ship lost some power. and there were problems with toilets. >> jacqueline: not back out there today. we did see more cloud coverage from the golden gate we are seeing high clouds. we will have more sunshine but a few more clouds over the bay area. and of the temperatures pretty mild still some 70's
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with 60s on monday unless if you plan on going to the parade? we will see temperatures in the mid upper 50s for the most part the wind will pick up in the afternoon with breezy and cool towards the end. with high clouds on the satellite and radar they have not left yet this is near the bay area. clearer conditions and cooler temperatures tonight. as for the fog? we will see some patches at 3:00 a.m. but strong. it will keep that fog from forming. and patches of fog but mostly clear conditions by eight
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los gatos, mountain view, san jose also 70's for the in the valleys. upper 60s for the east bayshore. 60s in castro valley and cooler conditions along the coast. berkeley, and alameda of. a mix of the '60s and '70s. a look in your extended forecast. there rain is expected to return. it could start by 10:00 a.m. but i think that it will wait for the afternoon not be so dry. tuesday afternoon points wednesday is the main the threat of rain. chances of lingering showers wednesday and thursday. the st. patrick's day festival starts and 11:30 on his second street and market
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street. it will be closed from a french street to van ness. mcallister is where they will end up near city hall. there will be a festival of civic center plaza. from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m., there will be 16 muni lines and if you are driving, .. market street will be most of the day. >> catherine: a recent spike in gas prices is leading to the largest jump in consumer prices in more than three years. the national average for a gallon of unleaded is three-dollars-and-seventy- five-cents. but here in the bay area that gallon of gas will cost you a bit more. in san francisco the average price is four-
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dollars-and-twenty-one- cents. in oakland that same gallon of gas will cost you four- dollars-and-ten-cents. and in san jose a gallon of unleaded gas costs four- dollars-and-ten-cents. (bagpipes) still ahead-- forget the green beer this saint patricks day. a look at the recent boom in irish whiskey sales. next.
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visit vwdealer.com today. it's saint patrick's day weekend. and as a lot of people get ready to celebrate irish heritage -- they might be raising a different glass this year. irish whiskey is one of the hottest pours in the u-s right now. karin caifa gets a look behind the boom. people are expected to drink plenty of all irish here and
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not just for this month of march. ven >> many people want to continue their tradition of tricking the irish whiskey. >> it was the fastest growing segment of spirits in 2012. this was up by 22% and nearly $450 million in revenue. sales have quadrupled. take you to the american pride in the triple distillery said makes it a better palate for the novice. that market to the higher end of the market. >> there were just three or for a few years ago and now there are samplings of 10 of them. >> there is always neat but its flavor has made it a
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favorite in cocktails like this irish sunset. and more ways to raise a glass than just greedier. read beer--band or green beer [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok.
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>> catherine: we're 64 days away from this year's bay to breakers. kron 4 is proud to be part of this san francisco event. we'll bring you the race from start to finish. bay to breakers is happening -- sunday, may 19th.
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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> reporter: in baypoint, residents of this neighborhood are not happy about this registered sex offender moving in this neighborhood. there is a school nearby. parents were
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furious. they want to put together a petition to get him moved out of terisa estacio in baypoint, kron 4. >> reporter: a happy ending form a missing 20 year-old has turned up in salt lake city, utah. after a head injury, from a mountain biking injury he found his way all the way up to utah. he is now awaiting his reunion with his family. rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> reporter: california teachers have received pink slips has reduced dramatically. lester, 20,000, this year, less than 3000. last year,--
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20,000. had it now, not all of these teachers will it definitely lose their jobs. justin waldman, kron 4. >> reporter: 8 delian city friends, family, soul mates had a daly city provincial. and the schoolmates parad these three lives paradparathe have a prayer vigil from this trumps driver who killed these three people this has been nothing but heart wrenching. in daly city, kron 4. >> reporter: bart officials are talking about what they're doing to keep passengers safe. add to this fatal shooting of the richmond shooting but that was the third in the past four months. >> passengers will notice
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more officers on the trains. >> reporter: haazig madyun >> reporter: interstate 880 and hagenburger will be closed and cal tran will close these lanes so the airport lanes can be completed. and this will take place on saturday. charles clifford kron 4. >> reporter: gabe slate tech report it is not want to sell until the month of april but made a such an
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impression on a saturday. the new technology and features built into the new samsung smart fahey. this will offer features we have not seen before. this samsung galaxy will be the first smart phone to feature a full hd amouled display and television set feature this technology are thousands of dollars. and it will keep a low battery life-long--better life. and long battery life and also the sensors will allow you to operate the phone with gloves on.. there are a lot of cool new features. i will feature these on my tech
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report coming up. >> jacqueline: the big weather story is the nice outlook. cloudy conditions. some clouds here come as we take a look of the st. patrick's day forecast mostly clear skies. the wind is picking up. it is going to gusting at 25 that cloud coverage 76 a look at our next rainfall returning. and
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the chance of lingering showers on wednesday and thursday. >> catherine: tomorrow marks one year since the disappearance of sierra lamar. the 15-year-old cheerleader from morgan hill was last seen last march 16th - while on her way to school. her body has not been found - and the search continues. antolin garcia torres has been arrested and charged her kidnap and murder. he has yet to enter a formal plea. sierra's mother talked about her daughter's disappearance with kron four's rob fladeboe. >> of the tenacity of all of the volunteers has been amazing. >> reporter: marlene lamar is not about to give up on sierra either been extremely difficult. >> reporter: she explains. >> the pain and loss has been ounexplainable. i still see things that remind me of my daughter and i will cry. >> reporter: the tears are
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not evident as marlene goes about her business as an occupational therapist here in fremont, where sierra grew up, but a day does not go by when marlene does not think of her daughter and what's next. >> i don't have any closure. i am far from it. there is still a lot of unanswered. questions with the postponement of the person of an interest entering a plea. we have not discovered a body. it has been one year. >> reporter: on saturday, the search for sierra will resume following a special tribute to sierra at the search center in morgan hill. after that, as they have every week for the past year, volunteers will fan out into the countryside. later they will stage a fundraiser at the niles hall in fremont. like the signs still all over town say.marlene and company aren't giving up until sierra comes home. >> it is amazing and a
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blessing to see this community has not given up. it helps raise our hopes and a sustained us. >> reporter: in fremont rob fladeboe kron 4 news [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good.
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it all begins here in the special michelen star chef with stir fry lotus root and the beef . and this beautiful barley embraces a san francisco >> the one that we is called the broken promise. the dim sum platter and the broken promise www.kron4.com gary is joined by his lovely
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wife alicia as they open up the kron four mailbag and answer your emails plus. usa-puerto rico in the world baseball classic. .winner advances to the semifinals at at&t park. .loser goes home. gary has the highlights.next! morning, brian!
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>> gary: it is no looking great for the u.s. a baseball. they were fired up. here is right and ryan vogelson here is what happens. from pr, this is a big deal for them to beat
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the united states. if the u.s. aid loses the will not be here at at&t park catherine, how would you like to purchase a $9 churr o?? >> catherine: and tickets are still of there will have to more and we will see how what goesgiants rangers rematch of the 2010 world series!!!! ron washington.aka "wash" is chillin' top 4th matt cain - strikes out adrien beltre to end the inning cain: 5 ip, 2 hits, 0 runs, 2 k's bot 4th, scoreless hunter pence - hits his
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first home run of the season off a fella named wilmer fontit's a 2-run blast to left 2-0 sf pence: 2-3, hr, 3 rbi bot 7th, 3-1 sf andres torres - the 35 year old outfielder hits his first home run of the cactus leagueto deep right field 5-2 sf torres: 2-4, hr, 2 rbi giants win 5-2 note: giants reassigned 21 players today to the minors - believed to be the most players they've sent down at one time take a look of the ankle of kobe bryant. somehow, he got on the floor and played 12 minutes his teammates responded. with steve nash, 15 points. the lakers have just won.. 99-93. they are
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trying to move up on the war the war around a 7:4 there are some elvis dumervil broncos pass rusher elvis dumervil agreed to slash his salary from $12 million to $8 million in order to stay in denver but he now finds himself a free agent because his agent marty magdid faxed his contract to the broncos six minutes after the deadline at 4:06pm instead of 4pm. that six minutes cost
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dumervil $8 million because when the broncos didn't receive the new contract they filed paperwork of their own relasing dumervil so the broncos save $12 million deal and dumervil is a free agent nationwide crash a crash during a practice session at brisol motor speedway today brad sweet slams into the car driven by joey gase gase had slowed to avoid another car when sweet slams into him doing serious damage to both cars this during warmups for the nationwide race in bristol.
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[laughter] and with some of these 49ers.. if you are going to stay at some place for 10 or 15 years but if your career is five years. give me the money. give me the money. and many of these lineman are grunts ... if you are a football player with the life span of only four years to take the money. >> take the money and run.
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>> i took my family to warriors came as the what is ongoing is that when you take your children to a game and that they have a terrible mouth behind you. if the language is still there is no excuse. and i would go ask and write a letter to the warriors and ask for a refund it sounds like you root for the lakers but you are supposed to hate l adrian s that i've seen you for what do you physically to to keep pulling this off? >> what is your secret?
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>> it is mental. use a round yourself with guys you like because if you do not like the people that you work with. but i like everybody i work with. have and fight the fed to you should know that you are not as good as you think. >> gary: that is a lie. how many years to to celebrate? >> gary: i am just as good!